Graduation for Stanford Medicine MD, PhD, and MS students will be held this Saturday. Check in on social media to follow along.
Stanford's Karl Deisseroth has won the 2018 Kyoto Prize in applied technology for his invention and application of optogenetics.
In this installment of "Aspirin for prevention," physician-researcher Randall Stafford provides tips to calculate the risk of heart disease or stroke, to inform decisions about taking aspirin preventatively.
A design challenge called Disrupt Diabetes was created and spearheaded by two Stanford seniors — best friends and aspiring doctors who felt that innovations for people with diabetes should bubble up from patients’ daily experiences and priorities.
In each of our abdomens sit trillions of microbes, but a bout of diarrhea can induce a lasting round of gut-bug disruption, new research indicates.
Scientists at Stanford find a biomarker for flu susceptibility, enabling predictions of if someone is going to fall ill to the virus after being exposed.
Antiretroviral therapy, a breakthrough treatment for HIV infection, suppresses the levels of circulating HIV viral particles in the blood. When it works, cancer rates drop, according to a new study. Still, even when the therapy is successful, HIV-positive individuals retain elevated rates of cancer.
Researchers at Stanford are harnessing sound and acoustics to innovate technologies that boost medical and health applications; from a stethoscope that "hears" brain waves, to software that identifies the hums of mosquitoes.
Note: Certain details in this entry have been omitted or changed to protect the identity of those involved. Atul Gawande, MD, the famed surgeon-writer (or …
Writer Loren Stephens reflects on her father's death from cancer and on her family's decision to hide the terminal diagnosis from him. This is part of Scope's collaboration with the publication Months to Years.
Stanford Biodesign students showcased their projects at a recent event on campus. Winning projects include a test to screen blood donations for hepatitis B and a treatment that can reduce ankle swelling.
Victor Fuchs, known for his lifelong contributions to health economics, recently celebrated the publication of his new book "Health Economics and Policy: Selected Writings" with a talk on campus.
Denise Wong had survived breast cancer treatment at 27. Ten years later, she and her husband wanted to have a child. Her treatment had made that unlikely, but her fertility team at Stanford found a way.
A "molecular car wash" may help dermatologists accurately and more quickly identify and remove tiny skin cancers caused by sun damage. The technique also pinpoints subtle molecular differences associated with the cancers that may one day guide treatment.
Researchers are using AI listening technologies to improve mental-health, diagnose autism and discover adverse drug reactions.
The Frankenstein GRID: Stanford’s Monster of Modern Science is an art installation that unites art and science in honor of the 200-year anniversary of Mary Shelley's novel.